APROGED’S 5TH INTERNACIONAL CONFERENCE | GEOMETRIAS’19: POLYHEDRA AND BEYOND
5th - 7th September, 2019 | Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences of Porto’s University, Portugal
     
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CONFERENCE VENUE (and how to get there)    

All the Sessions will take place in the Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences of Porto’s University (FCUP), in Rua do Campo Alegre, near Boavista’s roundabout. You may search for directions in the Google maps below.

 

If you arrive by CAR coming from north in highway A3, you should head to the highway VCI (Via de Cintura Interna). Once in VCI, take the exit to Campo Alegre and head to the first street in your right. Following this road (Via Panorâmica), you will find the Faculty of Architecture of Porto’s University (FAUP) on the right. Turn right to Rua de Viterbo de Campos. The Faculty of Sciences of Porto’s University (FCUP) is on the right, at the crossing between this street and Rua do Campo Alegre.

If you arrive by CAR coming from south in highway A1, you should head to the highway VCI (Via de Cintura Interna). Once you cross Arrábida’s bridge, take the exit to Campo Alegre and head to the first street in your right. Following this road (Via Panorâmica), you will find the Faculty of Architecture of Porto’s University (FAUP) on the right. Turn right to Rua de Viterbo de Campos. The Faculty of Sciences of Porto’s University (FCUP) is on the right, at the crossing between this street and Rua do Campo Alegre.

If you arrive by PLANE, it is advisable to take Porto’s subway (metro do Porto) from Aeroporto to Casa da Música station.
The destination of your subway should be Estádio do Dragão.

If you arrive by TRAIN, make sure to leave in Porto - Campanhã and then take Porto’s subway (metro do Porto) from Campanhã metro station (any of the available lines) to Casa da Música station.
The destination of your subway should be any of the following: Senhor de Matosinhos, Senhora da Hora, Aeroporto, Póvoa de Varzim or ISMAI.

Once in Casa da Música metro station, you can easily walk to Boavista’s roundabout (Rotunda da Boavista) and then head to the Faculty of Sciences of Porto's University.
This walk from the metro station should take you around 20 minutes.

If you prefer, you may catch bus number 204 in Casa da Música bus station until Planetário's bus station.
The bus should have the destination “Foz”. Its timetable is found in this link.

 

If you arrive in the city’s centre at Avenida dos Aliados, you may walk until Praça D. João I’s bus station, and then take one of the following buses, that will take you to the bus stop “Planetário”:
- 200 (timetable in this link)
- 207 (timetable in this link)
Alternatively, from Avenida dos Aliados, you may walk to “Trindade Metro Station” and then catch the subway to Casa da Música.
The destination of your subway should be any of the following: “Senhor de Matosinhos”, “Senhora da Hora”, “Aeroporto”, “Póvoa de Varzim” or “ISMAI”.

Useful Links:
Metro do Porto System Maps
Metro do Porto's Timetable and average waiting times
Journey planner for the city buses in Porto

   
ACCOMMODATION SUGGESTIONS    
Porto is a popular touristic destination, so we advise every participant to plan the booking early.
Below we mention 6 hotels that are nearby the conference venue and offer special tariffs to the participants of Geometrias'19.
These tariffs and conditions are guaranteed until June the 5th. From June the 6th onwards, these tariffs are not guaranteed and rooms may become unavailable.
If you have questions on the booking conditions, please contact the hotels directly.
Further accommodations suggestions (with no special tariffs) will be announced soon.
     
HOTEL ABC PORTO - BOAVISTA ****
Avenida da França, 168-178 (a 21-minute walk to FCUP)
Rooms include breakfast and must be booked through reservas.pcm@abchotels.pt
To benefit from the special tariff of 99,00€ per night, please mention the promocode: GEOMETRIAS19.
In addition to the tariff, the hotel charges a municipal tax of 2,00€ per night and person.
     
HOTEL DOURO ***
Rua da Meditação, 71 | website (a 15-minute walk to FCUP)
Single Room: 55,00€ per night | Double or twin Room: 60,00€ per night
Rooms include breakfast and must be booked through booking@hoteldouro.pt
In addition to the tariff, the hotel charges a municipal tax of 2,00€ per night and person.
 
HF HOTELS
Rooms in any of the HF Hotels mentioned below include breakfast and a 10% discount on the best available tariff.
In addition to the tariff, the hotel charges a municipal tax of 2,00€ per night and person.
Bookings should be accomplished through https://geometrias2019.hfhotels.com/corporate/
Credit card details are necessary. Changes or cancelations should be accomplished through the same link.
HF TUELA PORTO *** Rua Arq. Marques da Silva, 200 (a 12-minute walk to FCUP)  
HF FÉNIX PORTO **** Rua Gonçalo Sampaio, 282 (a 12-minute walk to FCUP)  
HF HOTEL IPANEMA PORTO **** Rua do Campo Alegre, 156/172 (a 11-minute walk to FCUP)  
HF IPANEMA PARK ***** Rua de Serralves, 124 (a 11-minute walk to FCUP)  
   
TOURISM INFORMATION    
Porto is a popular touristic destination, so we advise to plan your jouney and hotel early.
A glimpe of Porto and its many attractions may be found in this video and these photo albums.
We look forward to welcoming you to a unique conference in our beautiful city.
     
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The drawing in the rightmost upper image is almost an exact representation of the great stellated dodecahedron inside a regular icosahedron.
Jamnitzer. W., 1568. Perspectiva Corporum Regularium

     
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